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Growing Exceptional Tomatoes

June 24, 2017 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Rena Abernathy, heirloom tomato aficionado, has been saving seeds for over twenty years and grows around 150 varieties of tomatoes. She will be talking about the best heirloom tomato varieties to grow and how to save seeds for next year's garden. Susan James, the ANR Agent for Meriwether County, will discuss best practices for growing healthy tomato plants and the most common diseases and pests of tomatoes. In SC she worked with both conventional and organic commercial producers of tomatoes.

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Thalia Farms and Apiary
3005 County Line Church Road
Warm Springs, GA 31830
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Participation Details

To register please call the Meriwether County Extension office at 706-672-4235. Payments for the class can be made by cash, check or charge. If using a charge card payments must be made in the office.

The class will be under a roof with shade but attendees should dress for the outdoors including the use of sunscreen and insect repellent. Attendees will also need to bring a folding chair.

Parking is free and there will be attendants at the farm giving directions.

Cost: There is a $5.00 charge which will include educational handouts, recipes and refreshments.

Contact Information

Susan James

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